Chances Are

Chances Are (1989)

Alex has a lifetime full of wonderful memories. Unfortunately, they're not his.

  • Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1989-03-10
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 246 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Emile Ardolino
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From 246 Ratings


Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not until Alex is invited to Louie's home that he begins to remember his former life, wife and best friend. Of course, there's also the problem that he's attracted to Louie's/his own daughter.

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  • Cybill Shepherd

    as Corinne Jeffries
  • Robert Downey Jr.

    as Alex Finch
  • Ryan O'Neal

    as Philip Train
  • Mary Stuart Masterson

    as Miranda Jeffries
  • Christopher McDonald

    as Louie Jeffries
  • Josef Sommer

    as Judge Fenwick
  • Joe Grifasi

    as Omar
  • Henderson Forsythe

    as Ben Bradlee
  • Susan Ruttan

    as Woman in the Bookstore
  • Lester Lanin

    as Conductor
  • Richard DeAngelis

    as Hot Dog Vendor
  • James Noble

    as Dr. Bailey
  • Fran Ryan

    as Mavis Talmadge
  • Marc McClure

    as Richard
  • Mimi Kennedy

    as Sally
  • Kathleen Freeman

    as Mrs. Handy
  • Dennis Patrick

    as Archibald Blair
  • Gianni Russo

    as Anthony Bonino
  • Franchelle Stewart Dorn

    as Receptionist
  • Jacquelyn Drake

    as Bradlee's Secretary
  • Don Richards

    as Bonino's Defense Attorney
  • June Thorne

    as Clerk of the Court
  • Nat Benchley

    as Marshall
  • Cliff McMullen

    as Marshall
  • Carey Hauser

    as Paramedic
  • Laura Cordova

    as Paramedic (as Laura Lee Stetzel)
  • Max Trumpower

    as First Minister
  • Dennis Mancini

    as Second Minister
  • Margi Holland

    as Limbodrome Staff
  • Katie Schwarz

    as Limbodrome Staff
  • Andrew Reilly

    as Limbodrome Staff
  • Martin Garner

    as Mr. Zellerbach
  • Channing Chase

    as Aide at Smithsonian
  • Laura Caulfield

    as Dancer (uncredited)
  • Gillian Doyle

    as Woman (uncredited)
  • Bettina M. Johnson

    as Dancer (uncredited)
  • Scout Raskin

    as Girl On Carousel (uncredited)
  • Maurice Schwartzman

    as Dancer (uncredited)
Directing Emile Ardolino Director
Crew Miranda Garrison Choreographer
Editing Harry Keramidas Editor
Sound Maurice Jarre Original Music Composer
Production Neil A. Machlis Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Albert Wolsky Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Romaine Greene Hairstylist
Art Robert R. Benton Set Decoration
Camera William A. Fraker Director of Photography
Art J. Dennis Washington Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Cheri Minns Makeup Artist
Writing Perry Howze Screenplay
Writing Randy Howze Screenplay
Production Mike Lobell Producer
Production Andrew Bergman Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Lynda Gurasich Hairstylist
Crew Corey Michael Eubanks Stunts
Crew G. A. Aguilar Stunts
Crew Stan Parks Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Susan V. Kalinowski Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Norman T. Leavitt Makeup Artist
Production Leslie Benziger Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Peter Garofalo Makeup Artist